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‘Tom and Jerry’ now in Tibetan language

January 14th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) American cartoon series "Tom and Jerry" is among 1,500 hours of English and Chinese TV programmes translated into Tibetan language and on show daily through a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Magsaysay awardee plans to electrify 1,000 rural homes

November 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Magsaysay Award winner Harish Hande has roped in US-based Applied Materials Inc to electrify about 1,000 village households and 10 rural schools across Karnataka using solar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘India’s n-power plants safe, poised for big expansion’

July 20th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rawatbhata (Rajasthan), July 20 (IANS) All the nuclear power plants in India are safe as they have undergone stringent "stress-tests", a top official said, adding the country aimed high double-digit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Use discretion for poor, apex court tells states

January 18th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said state governments should exercise their discretionary power for the poor and not for the rich and well-connected people with political clout.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tamil Nadu to add 18,140 MW in five years

November 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Private players are expected to increase Tamil Nadu's power generation by 18,140 MW in five years at an outlay of Rs.910 billion ($20 billion), Deputy Chief Minister M.K. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New study explores peer victimization amongst school kids

September 29th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study from Concordia University examines the phenomenon of peer victimization in schools, where loners and antisocial kids are often bullied at school- an accepted form of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government may incentivise use of “smart” metres

August 31st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The government is likely to incentivise the use of smart metres at homes, enabling users to monitor their power consumptions in real time and save on electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton admits to shortfall of trainers for Afghan troops as exit strategy is agreed

April 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tallinn (Estonia), Apr.24 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has admitted that Washington is aware of there being a 'shortfall of trainers' for local troops in Afghanistan, but believes that ... Read more...

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Decontrol petrol and diesel prices, says Economic Survey

July 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's Economic Survey for 2008-09 tabled in parliament Thursday has called for decontrolling petrol and diesel prices "at the earliest" even as the opposition protested the fuel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CII calls for open access to power distributor

June 7th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Allowing open-access in the power distribution sector is the key to attracting foreign investment and developing competition in the industry, says the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). "After ... Read more...

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Protests mark water shortage in Bangladesh

April 24th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
Dhaka, Apr 23 (ANI): The residents ofDhaka staged a street protest carrying empty water cans to demand an end to water and power shortages.The situation has been turning from bad to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |